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Cardiovascular disease claims the most lives of any illness. Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, we offer insights to debunk popular assumptions that affect advances in knowledge and improvements in health.

Media release: 
27/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 27 - Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organisations.

Keziah Bennett- Brook is the Manager of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at The George Institute for Global Health Australia.

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Tuesday, 24 September, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
23/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 23 - The George Institute was today announced as one of 13 Australian organisations to receive an Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award for its work in advancing gender equity and diversity as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. 

Media release: 
19/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 19 - The George Institute and social enterprise arm George Clinical have been listed as Finalists in the 2019 Premier's NSW Export Awards, announced in Sydney last night.

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health in Oxford and Sydney presented noteworthy new findings at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress in Paris.

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17/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 17 - Half of Australians are living with a chronic illness. A new research-based online test can predict your chances of developing some of the biggest killers: heart disease, kidney disease and diabetes – all of which are largely preventable.

Statement from Professor Bruce Neal, Executive Director, The George Institute, Australia:  

Media release: 
11/09/2019
Robyn

SYDNEY, SEPT 11 - The George Institute for Global Health’s Co-Founder and Principal Director Professor Robyn Norton AO has been nominated as one of The Australian Financial Review’s 2019 top 100 Women of Influence, recognising her leadership and trailblazing efforts in global health and gender equity.

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